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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 89083
Last updated: 13 October 2019
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Date:15-JAN-2011
Time:15:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic BALL model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
hot air balloon
Owner/operator:
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Adriatic Sea, west of Brijuni Islands -   Croatia
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Bolzano (Italy)
Destination airport:Spain
Narrative:
The balloon with three Spaniards located near Brijuni at an altitude of 1000 meters loses height. Balloon soon fell into the sea 13 nautical miles from Brijuni, and police rescue three people. They said that the balloon traveled from the Italian city of Bolzano for Spain, but air currents carried them to the Adriatic. Before they fell into the cold sea they were able to telephone to call police. Balloon, in meanwhile, sank into Adiatic sea.

Sources:

https://www.24sata.hr/news/tri-spanjolca-su-pala-balonom-u-jadran-spasila-ih-policija-206105


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
16-Jan-2011 07:25 BRC Added
17-Jan-2011 14:57 harro Updated [Aircraft type]

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